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« on: April 04, 2008 02:17:35 PM »

Welcome to Peeps at the Beach!

We are so ready for spring here in Colorado, that my 10 year old recreated
a beach scene with Peeps, complete with hula girl, sand, a palm tree
and the ocean for the dollar store challenge.



Costs:
Blue Poncho for the ocean 50 cents (1 from a pack of 2)
Hula Girl $1
Inflatable Palm Tree $1
Peeps (laying around the house post-Easter)
Towels, Shoe Box, Toothpicks, Craft Foam, Boat and Sand from around the house
Paper Umbrellas/Fans - borrowed from Grandma

Close-up with Towering Palm Tree in background...
note the middle Peep on the beach is lying on a 'woven' beach mat made from a towel
scrap and toothpicks.



The kid's a huge fan of Craftster, and both Craft and Make magazines (even asked
for a subscription to Makezine as a Christmas present). We are always inspired
by what others create. All credit for this goes to my son - idea, costs, and design install is all his.

Thanks for looking!


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Bjarke
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2008 02:43:56 PM »

This is just so lovely! We are so longing for spring.
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Ja
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2008 02:52:24 PM »

very cute! 

I so would love to be lounging at the beach, instead of here, in this rainy weather.   
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grenouille78
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2008 03:20:14 PM »

hahaha Peeps make great crafts!
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2008 03:39:23 PM »

That's awsome! I totally understand the inspiration for your entry. With all of the rainy overcast weather we're having I'm jonsing for Spring too. I think the best part of your entry that your 10 year old did it! A 10 year old boy that's into Craftster, Make, and Craft. Can I adopt him? Cheesy Wink   
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Littletallgirl
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2008 04:34:31 PM »

I was thinking "Chicks at the beach" I love the sweet edibleness.
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Marilee
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2008 04:58:45 PM »

That is one crafy kid!  Nice work
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dibby
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2008 09:51:54 PM »

that is so cute! yay for spring!
at our school we have an "eat your art" contest and this year someone made "peeps in the hood"...
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« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2008 07:43:55 AM »

 Cheesy  I was so hoping someone would do something with Peeps!  I love it!!
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meme555
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2008 07:31:29 PM »

I love peeps! This is very adorable! Cheesy
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